Student Parking

Parking Enforcement Hours

School Year

  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • *Limited enforcement hours until further notice.



  • Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Handicapped and Reserved

  • Handicapped and reserved parking are enforced 24 hours, seven days a week.

Types of Permits and Costs

Semester and annual permits are prorated the 1st of each month beginning October 1st.

General Student

Student permits are available for purchase by all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at UNLV. Student permits are valid in student spaces only. Students displaying a valid student permit may park in faculty/staff spaces after 5 p.m., with the exception of Lot I. New permits must be purchased every year. Must show student ID.

  • Annual Student Permit - $150
  • Monthly Student Permit - $13.75
  • Weekly Student Permit - $9
  • Daily Student Permit - $4.50


Resident permits are available for purchase by all students living in UNLV’s residence halls.

Resident permits are lot-specific. When purchasing a resident permit, you will select your preferred lot:

  • Resident Lot A, located south of the Resident Services Building near the Dayton Complex and South Residential Complex.
  • Resident Lot B, located east of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center, close to the Tonopah complex.

Resident permits are only valid in spaces marked "resident." They are not valid in student spaces.

Visit Parking & Transportation Services in-person to purchase a resident permit. Proof that you live in a residence hall and current vehicle registration are required.


Resident permits can only be purchased on an annual basis.

  • Annual Resident Permit - $150


Motorcycles must park in designated motorcycle areas and cannot occupy automobile parking spaces. Motorcycles are not allowed on campus sidewalks or walkways. You can purchase a permit online or in-person.

  • Annual Motorcycle Permit - $100

Handicapped/American Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations

Handicapped parking permits are available for purchase by those with a valid state-issued handicapped license plate or tag. All individuals with a state-issued handicapped parking placard must also purchase a campus handicap parking permit and display both in their vehicle.

To purchase handicapped permits, the driver must:

  • Present their current placard along with the letter received at the time of issuance.
  • Provide one form of photo identification.

The registered owner of the handicapped plate or tag must be in the vehicle when it is being parked. If your vehicle does not have a handicapped license plate, the portable handicapped tag issued by the state must be displayed on the rearview mirror or face-up on the vehicle dashboard.

Visit Parking & Transportation Services in-person to purchase a handicapped parking permit.

  • Annual Handicapped Student Permit - $150
  • Monthly Handicapped Student Permit - $13.75
  • Weekly Handicapped Student Permit - $9
  • Daily Handicapped Student Permit - $4.50

Expectant Mother Accommodations

Parking & Transportation Services offers a special needs permit for expectant mothers who require closer parking for a temporary period of time. Expectant mothers may obtain this permit by providing a note from their physician to Parking and Transportation Services. A valid parking permit is required to be granted special needs accommodation.

Contact Parking & Transportation Services for more information.


  • Parking permits are not required for bicycles or mopeds.
  • Keep pedestrian safety in mind when riding and parking bikes on campus.
  • Bicycles must be parked in bike racks.
  • Bicycles cannot be parked or driven on pedestrian ramps to buildings or inside buildings.

Parking Tips

Want to know where to find the lots with the most open parking or how to stay safe when parking on campus? Read these tips to become a safe and savvy driver.